Student Ambassador scheme

Two student ambassadors talking to a woman on ARU's Chelmsford campus

The Student Ambassador scheme is a dedicated team of students who work to support events and projects throughout our university. If you want to develop your skills for employability and earn some money, then this is the role for you.

You can represent your course, faculty and support schools and colleges events including:

  • Open/applicant days
  • UCAS fairs
  • On campus and virtual events
  • Campus tours
  • Faculty events
  • Schools and college visits

How do I become an Ambassador?

At ARU, we encourage anyone who has a positive attitude, can work well in a team, and loves to inspire others to become a Student Ambassador. Whether you are in your first, second or third year, or studying a postgraduate course, we would love to hear from you.

Here at ARU, we are committed to promoting inclusivity and diversity, and we would like our student ambassador scheme to reflect this. We are keen to hear from all students, and in particular would welcome:

  • BAME students
  • SEND students
  • Care experienced/care leaver students
  • Students who identify as LGBTQIA+
  • Students from military families
  • Male students
  • Students from a widening participation background

How to apply

Step 1: Register with our on campus part-time work agency, ARU Temps.

Step 2: Once you’ve registered with ARU Temps, email ambassador@aru.ac.uk and we will be in touch with you about your application.

Step 3: Attend an on campus or virtual training session to learn more about the role and the skills required to become an amazing Student Ambassador. You will get the opportunity to meet some new people too!

Step 4: Start earning. After you’ve completed your training, you can apply for job opportunities, develop your skills, and have fun. You’ll have the opportunity to make a difference and transfer your skills onto your CV. Don’t forget our annual Student Ambassador Awards to celebrate your achievements at the end of the year!

Any questions?

Email ambassador@aru.ac.uk to find out more.